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2022 Training Calendar

Sand Tray Play Therapy for Self-Care (IN-PERSON)

Date(s):

May 16th, 2022

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST

Location:

5 West Cayuga Street
Oswego, NY 13126

Fee:

Students: $150/person

Professionals: $200/person

CEUs: 6 total 

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT-Master RPT-S

Description:

In this workshop, professional helpers will have an opportunity to heal and grow, as they experience sand tray play therapy activities that are designed to focus on the helper and not the helpee. The workshop will be grounded in sand tray play therapy interventions that are well-suited for self-care and applicable to professional helpers, supervisees, and can be augmented for clients. Professional helpers will have the unique and powerful experience of what it is like to be on the receiving end of empathy, listening and care.

By the end of the webinar participants will be able to:

1) Describe a minimum of 3 sand tray play therapy techniques suitable for professional helper self-care, 2) Demonstrate empathy for clients' perspectives of sand tray play therapy, 3) Describe when and how to utilize sand tray play therapy techniques in supervision and as a means of self-care.

*This IN-PERSON TRAINING has a 8 participant maximum! First come, first serve!

Continuing Education - 6 CEs 

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental  Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085

Integrative  Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York  State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0308.

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168.

Open Play Therapy Supervision
Deconstructing Challenges in Play Therapy through Case Conceptualization

Date(s):

May 18th, 2022

Time:

11:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. EST

Fee:

$135/person

CEUs: 2 total 

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT-Master RPT-S

Description:

In this small group webinar, participants will have the opportunity to deconstruct the challenges of providing play therapy.  Play therapy skills, identifying clinical challenges, creating authentic therapeutic moments, and addressing the nuances of the practice of play therapy will all be addressed. In this authentic learning experience, participants' will be given specific  feedback from theoretical play therapy theories to their supervision questions or challenges.

By the end of the webinar participants will be able to:

1) Identify at least  two challenges in providing play therapy, 2) describe what is working (and what is not) in example clinical play therapy sessions, 3) provide examples of applied play therapy theories, and 4) address clinical nuances of the practice of play therapy.

*This live online webinar has a 6 participant maximum! First come, first serve!

Continuing Education - 2 CEs for CCPT and CCPT-s

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental  Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085

Integrative  Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York  State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0308.

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168.

Play Therapy Basic Training

Date(s):

June 6th & 7th, 2022

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST

(with a 1 hour lunch break each day)

Students Fee:

$125/person/day

Professionals Fee: $175/person/day

CEUs: 6 CEs/day (12 total) 

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT-Master RPT-S

Day One Description:

Mental health and educational professionals who work with children can significantly
benefit from training in play therapy. The most basic skills in play therapy can improve rapport and subsequently relationships with children (professional AND personal). In this workshop participants will learn basic play therapy skills to engage children (from infancy through the elementary grades) in play therapy. Developmental and cultural issues relevant to this population will be addressed and many practical and dynamic interventions will be demonstrated.

 

Day One Objectives: By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

1) Identify three ways to use play therapy with children; 2) Replicate play therapy techniques
suitable for children; 3) Use beginning play therapy skills to address the developmental and
emotional needs of children 4) Accurately identify feelings in children 5) Explain the culture of childhood as it relates to Play Therapy, 6) Describe the play therapy approach with children.

 

Day Two Description:

Mental health and educational professionals who have attended Play Therapy Basic
Training 1 or have initial training in Child-Centered Play Therapy can significantly benefit from this seminar. In this workshop, participants will review play therapy to further their knowledge and skills. Advanced skills training through role-plays and practice exercises will be included to increase experience and knowledge on play therapy. Participants will also have the opportunity to reflect on their previous training and ask questions.

Day Two Objectives: By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

1) Describe the child-centered play therapy process and have first-hand experience through
authentic learning and practice, 2) Identify key themes that may present themselves in a child's play and understand their significance, 3) Develop strategies for approaching common play therapy issues 4) Describe how and why limits are set in play therapy, 5) Create a foundation for utilizing limiting setting in clinical practice of play therapy, 6) List what toys are appropriate in the therapeutic play room.

Continuing Education - 12 CEs (6 per day)

*Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this one-time online event has been approved by APT for (5 hrs) CONTACT CE Hours. In order to receive contact CEs for this training, you must keep your camera on at all times during the live session.

 

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental  Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085

Integrative  Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York  State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0308.

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168.

Daring GreatlyTM in the Sand: An introduction to Sand Tray Therapy and How the Courage to be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Practice.

Date(s):

June 9th, 2022

Time:

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST

Location:

St. Margaret’s House

47 Jordan Rd. 

New Hartford, NY 13413

Fee: $150/person

CEUs: 8 CEs 

Sponsored by:

Integrative Counseling Services PLLC.

Presented By:
Andrea Meier, LCSW-R and Jennie Mazza Jones LCSW-R, RPT, CCPT

Description:

This interactive workshop explores the highly experiential methodology based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown through Daring WayTMFacilitation. These methods were developed to help people learn how to Show up, Be seen, and Live braver lives. Interactive Sand Tray Therapy techniques, threaded through the different topics moves the information from our hands to our hearts. Providers will begin to learn the work of sand tray through the experiential exercises.

 

Objectives: By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

1) Experience group engagement and demonstrate articulating needs, setting boundaries, reaching out for support, and understanding the needs of others.

2) Describe and analyze Dr. Brown’s acronym BRAVING and how it relates to trust in relationships and with self.

3) Identify the various ways that people offload hurt and be able to describe which offloading strategies we see in others and ourselves.

4) Explain the origin of Sand Tray Therapy and justifications for its therapeutic use.

5) List the differences between Sandplay Therapy and Sand Tray Therapy.

6) Begin to identify the defensive strategies participants use to protect themselves when feeling shame and/or vulnerability.

7) Identify and explain how shame shields are strategies of disconnection and which ones we use in our own lives.

8) Experience the process of Sand Tray Therapy techniques suitable for children, adolescents and adults.

Continuing Education - 8 CEs

 

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. #0308

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085.

For any questions specific to this training, please contact:

Jennie at jennie@jenniemazzajones.com

or Andrea at andreameierlcswr@gmail.com

View the full training brochure for this event: click here

Play Therapy Basic Training (IN-PERSON)

Date(s):

July 11th & 12th, 2022

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST

(with a 1 hour lunch break each day)

Students Fee:

$125/person/day

Professionals Fee: $175/person/day

CEUs: 6 CEs/day (12 total) 

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT-Master RPT-S

Location:

TBD (OSWEGO, NY)

Day One Description:

Mental health and educational professionals who work with children can significantly
benefit from training in play therapy. The most basic skills in play therapy can improve rapport and subsequently relationships with children (professional AND personal). In this workshop participants will learn basic play therapy skills to engage children (from infancy through the elementary grades) in play therapy. Developmental and cultural issues relevant to this population will be addressed and many practical and dynamic interventions will be demonstrated.

 

Day One Objectives: By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

1) Identify three ways to use play therapy with children; 2) Replicate play therapy techniques
suitable for children; 3) Use beginning play therapy skills to address the developmental and
emotional needs of children 4) Accurately identify feelings in children 5) Explain the culture of childhood as it relates to Play Therapy, 6) Describe the play therapy approach with children.

 

Day Two Description:

Mental health and educational professionals who have attended Play Therapy Basic
Training 1 or have initial training in Child-Centered Play Therapy can significantly benefit from this seminar. In this workshop, participants will review play therapy to further their knowledge and skills. Advanced skills training through role-plays and practice exercises will be included to increase experience and knowledge on play therapy. Participants will also have the opportunity to reflect on their previous training and ask questions.

Day Two Objectives: By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

1) Describe the child-centered play therapy process and have first-hand experience through
authentic learning and practice, 2) Identify key themes that may present themselves in a child's play and understand their significance, 3) Develop strategies for approaching common play therapy issues 4) Describe how and why limits are set in play therapy, 5) Create a foundation for utilizing limiting setting in clinical practice of play therapy, 6) List what toys are appropriate in the therapeutic play room.

Continuing Education - 12 CEs (6 per day)

*Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this one-time online event has been approved by APT for (5 hrs) CONTACT CE Hours. In order to receive contact CEs for this training, you must keep your camera on at all times during the live session.

 

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental  Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085

Integrative  Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York  State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0308.

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168.

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